Popular Science: Twitter will let you see your feed in chronological order again—here’s how and why

Popular Science: Twitter will let you see your feed in chronological order again—here’s how and why. “Since 2016, following someone on Twitter has been an unexpectedly complicated affair. What was previously a reverse-chronological feed of every tweet, picture, gif, threat, misguided political opinion, or dad joke became algorithm-driven chaos designed to steer you toward tweets that would maximize engagement. Features like ‘Tweets you may have missed’ and random tweets liked by another account you follow would show up in the stream. It wasn’t an uncommon move at the time—Facebook and even Instagram shifted from their once-orderly ways. The algorithms had taken over social media, Skynet style.”